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Catherine_Zeta-Jones_961742-150x150Homeopathy has been and still is a primary alternative to pharmaceuticals for many cultural icons and celebrities over the past 200 years. In the book, Homeopathic Revolution, the author Dana Ullmann lists multiple, well-researched accounts of those who have used and/or advocated for the use of homeopathy.  You may be surprised by some of the [...]

The Facts You Need to Know about the Shingles Vaccine

Worried_Senior_Couple-150x150Zostavax, the Shingles Vaccine, was FDA approved in the spring of 2006 but has not caught on as expected, leaving many people wondering why.  A recent study from the Journal of the American Medical Association stated that the vaccine could reduce shingles by 55% so what are the problems with the Zostavax vaccine? A combination [...]

Study Finds Genital Herpes Vaccine Ineffective in Women

vaccine-150x150The results of the study for the Herpevac trial were not good news.  Women are at a higher risk for genital herpes (see the Aeura Get the Facts Page) and the long term projections for this vaccine where hopeful.  The vaccine, if ever released, is for those that test seronegative for HSV-1 and HSV-2. “An [...]

One in Six Americans between Ages of 14 – 49 is infected with HSV-2

stds-150x150About 1 in 6 Americans (16.2 percent) between the ages of 14 and 49 is infected with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), according to a national health survey released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  HSV-2 is a lifelong and incurable infection that can cause recurrent and painful genital sores. The [...]